US Open champion Stan Wawrinka survived a huge scare against Martin Klizan of Slovakia to reach the 2nd round.
Federer made a winning return to competitive tennis after a 6-month-break on Monday.
Thousands of people have gathered in the Japanese city of Nagano to celebrate the ‘Nozawa Onsen’ Fire Festival.
Kids in Thailand have celebrated ‘Children’s Day’ in a weird way. They have attended military barracks to handle real rifles and other weaponry.
The world no.1 Andy Murray has started his campaign at the 1st grand slam of the season with a straight sets victory over Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko.
The Australian capital Canberra is known for its weird, wonderful and amazing sculptures. Art has changed the capital's urban landscape.
Real Madrid's 40-game unbeaten streak has come to an end as they have been beaten 2-1 by their hosts Sevilla.
Indian state of Assam has celebrated its harvest festival with a traditional buffalo fight.
The Montreal Canadiens rebounded from allowing a controversial goal and the ejection of winger Andrew Shaw to post a 5-4 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
The Phoenix Suns finished their second game in Mexico City this week with an upset win over the San Antonio Spurs.
MEPs urge the European Commission to consider creating a European agency for robotics and artificial intelligence to supply public authorities with technical, ethical and regulatory expertise.
Manchester United have come back from a goal down to salvage a 1-all draw against Liverpool at Old Trafford.
Tens of thousands of South Koreans are braving sub zero temperatures to experience an extensive ice fishing festival.
The world’s best e-sports teams have gathered in China to battle for championship in the World Electronic Sports Games finals.
Gilles Muller clinched a first ATP Tour title in his 17th year as a professional when he beat Briton Dan Evans 7-6(5) 6-2 to win the Sydney International on Saturday.
Marcos Alonso scored twice as Chelsea beat Leicester to move seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.
SpaceX has successfully launched 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into low-Earth orbit (LEO), marking the Falcon 9’s first flight since the Sept. 1, 2016, AMOS-6 pad incident.
Catalan Giants Barcelona have earned a comfortable 5-nil victory over visiting Las Palmas.
The US state of Oregon has been hit with a massive winter storm. Residents are not too happy, but zoo animals are delighted.
The largest travel guide book publisher in the world has selected the Russian capital in the list of top 10 cities to visit in 2017.
One company has decided to create replicas of some of the most prestigious carpets from the 18th century.
The Denver Nuggets ended a five-game losing streak with a 140-112 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday night in the NBA's Global Games series at O2 Arena.
A factory in eastern China has been selling giant inflatable roosters, based on a design widely perceived to resemble US President-elect Donald Trump.
Luis Enrique's side are looking to close gap on La Liga leaders Real Madrid when they take on Las Palmas on Saturday.
Gilles Muller and Daniel Evans are set to play in the final of Apia international Sydney tournament after beating their opponents in the semis.
A California park has acquired a beautiful intact look, a few days after heavy storm and flooding forced its closure.
A zoo in the US state of Arkansas has released footage of 3 newborn wolves belonging to a vulnerable species.
Ahead of the lunar New Year, to usher in the Year of the Rooster, some feathered friends at a zoo in Singapore are enjoying the festivities.
Adelaide United have won their 2nd game of the season in the Australian A-League, posting a 2-1 win over Melbourne City at Coopers Stadium.
A Haitian equestrian center has brought hope to young earthquake survivors with therapeutic horse rides.
The Los Angeles Clippers have registered a 105-96 victory over the visiting Orlando Magic.
Britain’s Daniel Evans has booked his spot in the semi-final of ATP 250 Apia International Sydney.
A heatwave has swept parts of Australia. A zoo in Sydney has offered icy treats to its animals to help them beat the heat.
Liverpool have suffered a shocking 1-nil defeat at the hands of Southampton in their EFL Cup semi-final first leg at St. Mary's Stadium.
China has designed a gigantic dust screen to tackle the problem of pollution in northern Hebei Province.
Timber plantation companies in Australia will face strict new rules to protect koalas from being killed or hurt during harvest.
Barcelona posted a 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao to claim a 4-3 aggregate triumph in the last 16 of the cup.
French chefs have decided to prepare special meals to help astronauts feel more at home on the ISS.
Dominic Thiem of Austria has also advanced to the last 8 of the event after a 2-1 victory over qualifier Gastao Elias of Portugal.
Viktor Troicki and Dominic Thiem have both come out victorious in their respective matches.
Scientists believe the rapid growth of the wing length of a common Western Australian bird could be due to climate change.
The first self-sufficient boat powered only by emission-free energy will start a six-year trip around the world in the spring.
Sebastien Loeb has raced into the lead of the 2017 Dakar Rally, surpassing Peugeot teammate Stephane Peterhansel in the 8th stage with an attacking drive.
Atletico Madrid moved into the Copa del Rey quarterfinals despite suffering a 3-2 defeat at home to Las Palmas.
Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini put Jose Mourinho's side on brink of League Cup final.
Residents of a village in the southeast Peru have organized a sports match featuring a four-kilogram wooden ball.
Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel won Monday's Dakar Rally special after narrowly edging Peugeot teammate Sebastien Loeb in the first part of the rain-hit seventh stage.
Karl-Anthony Towns lead the way Monday night at Target Center as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Dallas Mavericks 101-92.
Waymo, the self-driving car startup spun-off from Google late last year, will be deploying its fleet of self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans onto public roads for the first time later this month.
China's realistic AI humanoid, Jia Jia, impressed the public by holding conversations with participants at a conference in Shanghai.
North Koreans have taken part in sports events to mark the nation's first dedicated sports day.
The winner was decided by votes from national captains and managers, who each picked, in order, their top three players of 2016.
Villarreal have missed the chance to earn their first La Liga victory against Barcelona in 10 years.
Residents of the German island of ‘Langeoog’ have got an unusual surprise! Easter has come early for them.
Over 500 cyclists have taken part in Moscow’s winter parade despite low temperature and cold spell.
As Russians across the country celebrated the start of the new year, an artist in northern Siberia marked 2017 in a unique way: with a giant rooster made of frozen manure.
Leaders Juventus set a new Serie A record of 26 consecutive home wins with a 3-0 victory over Bologna in Turin.
Lionel Messi’s stunning 90th minute free-kick earned Barcelona a 1-1 draw with Villarreal in a thrilling clash.
Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria has won the Brisbane International after defeating Japan’s Kei Nishikori 2 sets to one.
An American start-up technology company has displayed the world’s fastest self-driving electric car in Las Vegas.
While the Christmas season is being wrapped up in most communities, Russia has held a unique competition to mark Orthodox Christmas.
Civa Sumac, a white Bengal tiger has become the winner of the 'La Garra de Oro' (The Golden Claw) contest at the Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru.
The FA Cup holders Manchester United reached the fourth round with an emphatic 4-0 home win over Championship side Reading on Saturday.
Atletico Madrid have returned to the top four in La Liga after recording a 2-0 victory over Eibar on Saturday.
The astronauts have ventured through a spacewalk at the International Space Station to upgrade the lab's power system.
A German entrepreneur has started to sell air from a historic spa town near a Saline Valley.
Real Madrid have thrashed Granada 5-nil in La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu.
An American startup technology company has displayed the world’s fastest self-driving electric car in Las Vegas.
In the ATP Brisbane International, Grigor Dimitrov earned a 7-6 , 6-2 win over defending champion Milos Raonic.
Kei Nishikori of Japan has advanced to the final of the Brisbane International tournament by defeating Stan Wawrinka.
Manchester City advanced to the next round of the FA Cup after a 5-0 away win over West Ham United at Olympic Stadium.
Novak Djokovic has rallied past the Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 7-6(7), 6-3 at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open on Friday, to reach his first ATP World Tour final of 2017.
The post-Christmas Twelfth Night tradition of sharing a "Galette des Rois" shows no signs of flagging.
A company called 3Dvarius has created the world's first 3D-printed playable electric violin that sounds just as good as its wooden equivalent.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane says his squad must play well in their upcoming La Liga match against Granada, despite playing every 3 days.
Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka has advanced to the semi-finals of Brisbane International in Australia.
Thousands of people have brushed up on their calligraphy in Tokyo as part of a New Year tradition.
World No.1 Andy Murray has booked his spot in the semi-finals of the Qatar Open, after enjoying a straight sets victory over Nicolas Almagro.
A wounded baby elephant in Thailand has received water-based treatment for injured foot.
An American company has introduced probably the cutest home robot in the market.
Visitor from all over the world have flocked to the northeastern China to attend the 33rd Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival.
Catalan giants Barcelona have suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Athletic Bilbao.
Hull City have appointed Marco Silva, as their new manager on Thursday.
The Los Angeles Clippers earned their second win in a row by coming back from a double-digit deficit at half time to win 115-106 against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Dele Alli scored two goals as Tottenham ended Chelsea's winning streak with a 2-0 victory at White Hart Lane.
Real Madrid thrashed Sevilla 3-0 in the first leg of their round-of-16 match in the Copa del Rey at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday night.
A US-based startup has developed electronic tattoos that allow users to pilot drones and machinery from afar with a small twitch.
A baby orangutan has made her debut at a Chicago zoo with the hope to raise awareness about threats facing the critically endangered species.
A Chinese geographer has become the first Asian to receive the prestigious Vega Medal.
Kei Nishikori, Jordan Thompson and Stan Wawrinka have all made it through to the quarterfinals of the competition.
Roger Federer, has suffered a shock exit in the men's singles match at the Hopman Cup.